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Taiwan Digestive Week 2014 (TDDW 2014)

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Title: Taiwan Digestive Week 2014 (TDDW 2014)
Specialty: , Gastroenterology
Dates: From Oct, 3, 2014 to Oct, 5, 2014
Location: Kaohsiung city, TAIWAN
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 50 to 350 USD
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Welcome message:

Dear Colleagues,

It is our great pleasure and honor to express our warmest welcome to all colleagues participating in the TDDW 2014, which will be held at Kaohsiung Exhibition Center in Kaohsiung , Taiwan from October 3 to 5, 2014.

Patient-centered healthcare, which requires multi-disciplinary integration, has become the mainstay of modern medicine, and the management of digestive diseases is a prime example of such integration. Taking care of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, for example, involves the devotion of gastroenterologists, hepatologists, radiologists, oncologists, and surgeons. And the evolution of mini-invasive surgery such as laparoscopic operation plus the wide application of endoscopic resection, such as endoscopic submucosal dissection, have blurred the traditional border between physicians and surgeons. Hence, there is a need for the four digestive societies in Taiwan, namely the Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan (GEST), the Digestive Endoscopy Society of Taiwan (DEST), the Taiwan Association for the Study of the Liver (TASL), and the Taiwan Surgical Society of Gastroenterology (TSSG), to establish a platform for their members to communicate and exchange knowledge with each other. As a result, the Taiwan Digestive Disease Week (TDDW) was successfully held to provide the optimal venue for sharing and learning from October 7 to 10, 2011 at the National Defense Medical Center in Taipei, Taiwan.

The other six digestive medicine-associated societies, including the Taiwan Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (TSPGHAN), the Taiwan Liver Cancer Association (TLCA), the Taiwan Pancreas Society ,the Taiwan Society of Coloproctology, the Chinese Oncology Society and Taiwan Association of Medical Screening, uniting together to co-host this meeting in 2014. The scientific program committee have prepared fruitful programs including the Postgraduate course -- Frontiers in gastroenterology & hepatology; New therapy for hepatitis, Advance of endoscopic diagnosis and intervention of early GI cancer, Digestive diseases associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome; GERD consensus in Taiwan,NSAID gastropathy in post-H.pylori era; Colorectal cancer screening:; Irritable bowel syndrome/Inflammatory bowel diseases in Asia-Pacific region, and Multimodality therapy in managing biliary malignancies and hepatocellular carcinoma. Moreover, a lot of world-leading scholars will give us a global perspective on recent advances of digestive medicine In addition to the oral and poster sessions, the young investigator award (YIA) will be provided to encourage the active participation of this meeting from other Asian counties. The 1st rank winner will receive US$3,000, in addition to complimentary registration to the TDDW 2014 and free accommodation for 3 nights. 

As the President of the Taiwan Digestive Disease Week (TDDW) 2014, I am expecting active participation of our colleagues including gastroenterologists, hepatologists, pediatricians, endoscopists, oncologists, and surgeons from Taiwan as well as invited delegates from all over the world. This forum will offer an invaluable opportunity for sharing the most updated knowledge in all fields of digestive diseases.

I envisage the Taiwan Digestive Disease Week (TDDW) 2014 will be a fruitful and successful event with your participation.

I am looking forward to seeing you in Kaohsiung in October, 2014.

Sincerely yours!

Professor Jaw-Town Lin M.D., PhD.
2014 Taiwan Digestive Disease Week (TDDW)
Professor Emeritus, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Chair Professor, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan




Dan L. Duncan Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, USA

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For the convenience of the participants, the Congress Secretariat has pre-booked some hotel rooms at the following hotels which are located in close proximity to Kaohsiung Exhibition Center. The hotels have offered special rates which are only available for registered participants.


    Address: 38-85F, No.1,Tzu-Chiang 3rd Road, Kaohsiung City 802,Taiwan
    Reservation Number: 886-7-566-8000
    Reservation E-mail:
    85 SKY TOWER HOTEL → Kaohsiung Exhibition Center,500 meters,walk about 5 minutes
    Room TypeBed TypeRoom Rate
    (per night per room)
    Deluxe Room
    (City View)
    King 3,800 NT$ + 10% (1 Breakfast ) Rates included Breakfast
    King or Twin 4,150 NT$ + 10% (2 Breakfast )
    Executive Room
    (City View)
    King 4,500 NT$ + 10% (1 Breakfast )
    King or Twin 4,850 NT$ + 10% (2 Breakfast )
    Junior Suite King or Twin 6,900 NT$ + 10% (1-2 Breakfast )
    Panorama King 7,300 NT$ + 10% (1-2 Breakfast )
  2. Ambassador Hotel

    Reservation Number: (886)7-2115211 ext. 2215~2218
    Reservation E-mail:
    Room CategoryRoom Rate
    (per night per room)
    Standard Single 2,600NT$ +10%(1 Breakfast) Rates included Breakfast
    Superior Queen 3,200NT$ +10%(1 Breakfast)
    Superior Harbor Queen 3,500NT$ +10%(1 Breakfast)
    Superior Twin 3,600NT$ +10%(2 Breakfast)
    Superior Harbor Twin 3,900NT$ +10%(2 Breakfast)
  3. The Lees Hotel

    Address: NO.105, WuFu 1st Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Reservation Number: (886)7-2296030 ext. 3510~3511
    Reservation E-mail:
    Room TypeBed TypeRoom Rate
    (per night per room)
    Superior Room Queen 3,200 NT$ + 10% (1 Breakfast ) Rates included Breakfast
    Provide shuttle bus from hotel to Kaohsiung Exhibition Center and back to hotel for free.
    (least 3 people or more).
    Prior reservation is required for the shuttle service before one day.
    Queen or Twin 3,800NT$ + 10% (2 Breakfast )
    Grand Room King 4,000 NT$ + 10% (1 Breakfast )
    King or Twin 4,600 NT$ + 10% (2 Breakfast )
    Premier Suite King 7,200NT$ + 10% (1-2 Breakfast )
  4. Hotel Sunshine

    Address: No.75, Zhonghua 4th Rd. Lingya District Kaohsiung, 802 Taiwan
    Reservation Number: +886-7-332-7988
    Reservation E-mail: hotelsunshine@
    Room CategoryRoom Rate
    (per night per room)
    Deluxe Room
    Deluxe Room (single) 1,800NT$ +10% 2,100NT$ +10%
    Deluxe Room (Twin) 2,600NT$ +10% 2,900NT$ +10%
    Deluxe Family Room 3,800NT$ +10% 4,100NT$ +10%
    Deluxe Suite (Double) 4,500NT$ +10% 4,800NT$ +10%
    Executive Suite
    Executive Room (single) 2,100NT$ +10% 2,400NT$ +10%
    Executive Family Room 4,600NT$ +10% 4,900NT$ +10%
    Executive Suite(Double) 4,200NT$ +10% 4,500NT$ +10%
  5. Grand Hi-Lai Hotel

    Address: No.266, Cheng-kung 1st Rd., Kaohsiung City 801, Taiwan R.O.C.
    Reservation Number: 886-7-216-1766
    Room CategoryRoom Rate
    (per night per room)
    Superior room (single) 3,800NT$ +10% 4,300NT$ +10% 1 Breakfast
    Superior room (twin) 4,100NT$ +10% 4,600NT$ +10% 2 Breakfast
    Superior family room (City view) 5,800NT$ +10% 6,800NT$ +10% 3 Breakfast
    Superior family room (Harbour view) 6,200NT$ +10% 7,200NT$ +10% 3 Breakfast
    Deluxe family room (Harbour view) 7,000NT$ +10% 8,000NT$ +10% 4 Breakfast
    Deluxe Suite 14,000NT$ +10% 14,000NT$ +10% 1-2 Breakfast
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Submission Info
  • Upon submission, the scientific committee will judge abstracts for suitability for either a poster or oral presentation. Authors of selected abstracts will be notified by email on or before August 31, 2014.
  • Those accepted for oral presentations (up to 7 semi-finalists) will be required to give a 8-minute oral presentation of their research work to the general scientific audience at the TDDW YIA forum.
  • There will be an additional 2- minute for questions by the judging panel.
  • The presentation will be judged on both the quality of the science (content, methodology and validity of conclusion) and the presentation skill of the speaker (use of visual aids, clarity of presentation, general professional appearance).
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